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OFF TANGENT
This delay is criminal neglect
by Aven Piramide - August 4, 2022 - 12:00am
I was sipping my favorite cappuccino in the coffee shop of a plush uptown hotel when a friend of mine, a responsible senior citizen approached me.
Not yet BRT!
by Aven Piramide - July 28, 2022 - 12:00am
Good things come in small packages.
Operational glitch?
by Aven Piramide - July 21, 2022 - 12:00am
I am one of the millions of customers of this behemoth of a business called and more popularly known as Palawan.
Actor, winner; lawyer loser
by Aven Piramide - July 14, 2022 - 12:00am
Before anything else, let me express my gratitude to the administration of The Freeman for accepting me to write my column again starting, coincidentally, in its 103rd anniversary. Happy anniversary!
Willie and Miriam
by Aven Piramide - October 14, 2021 - 12:00am
What is this thing called viral?
A kind of Blue Collar University
by Aven Piramide - October 10, 2021 - 12:00am
When I was in college, I developed the term “negative acceleration” to apply to the effect of converting the town of Mandaue into a city.
Business requires legislative support
by Aven Piramide - October 8, 2021 - 12:00am
A businessman friend of mine is reeling under the stifling effects of the disaster called the coronavirus.
Two party system, anyone?
by Aven Piramide - October 3, 2021 - 12:00am
The way political personalities buzzed around these past few weeks demonstrates the need to go back to the system of having just two political parties.
Is there fear factor?
by Aven Piramide - September 30, 2021 - 12:00am
In olden times, brute force, fighting skill and genius (in that obvious order) determined who would be the leader of a community.
Candidates to vote for
by Aven Piramide - September 26, 2021 - 12:00am
I had the privilege of being asked by some local broadcasters to appear in their radio programs in the past few weeks.
Some dreams for Cebu City
by Aven Piramide - September 23, 2021 - 12:00am
A friend of mine, Engr Joel Biton, brought me to the Marco Polo hotel one afternoon last week for a cup of my favorite capuccino.
Constitutional crisis? Not really
by Aven Piramide - September 19, 2021 - 12:00am
The Bayan Muna Partylist representatives were reported as expressing a reasonable fear that a constitutional crisis is looming.
Free fall
by Aven Piramide - September 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Let me start by explaining the idiom “free fall”.
Minimizing political upheavals
by Aven Piramide - September 10, 2021 - 12:00am
The early findings of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, chaired by Senator Richard Gordon, in its hearing last Tuesday, on the multi-billion peso expense by the Department of Health seemed too shocking that I hope...
Not campaign period yet, but..
by Aven Piramide - September 5, 2021 - 12:00am
The early bird catches the worm. This English saying which according to the internet was first used in 1605 must be the guiding principle among some politicians.
Ignorant of the law
by Aven Piramide - August 29, 2021 - 12:00am
The music coming from playing old long-playing records of such great singers as Tony Bennett and John Gary was so overwhelming that it almost made me miss my favorite evening national television news program called...
No two Duterte candidates
by Aven Piramide - August 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Among the most basic characteristic structure of a constitution is that it must be brief in form, clear in expression and comprehensive in scope.
Two news bits
by Aven Piramide - August 22, 2021 - 12:00am
In the last few days, I received two pieces of news that are worth reflecting and soul searching.
Avoiding presidential ire
by Aven Piramide - August 19, 2021 - 12:00am
For today’s column, I started to write about the president’s contemptuous disregard of the findings of the Commission on Audit that reportedly discussed alleged corrupt practices committed in the Department...
A political bomb I cannot use
by Aven Piramide - August 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The other day was August 13. It was the only Friday the 13th of this year quite, unlike 2015 which had three, particularly in the months of February, March and November. By the way, my daughter Beatriz celebrates...
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